Bob’s Red Mill Wild Rice and Brown Rice Blend is a marvelous mixture of rice. This simple blend combines the mild nutty flavor of whole grain brown rice and the subtle earthiness of wild rice for a versatile and nutritious base for your next meal. Simple to prepare, this blend makes a terrific staple for every meal of the day. Wild rice is has a higher proportion of protein than many other whole grains and delivers a good amount of fiber in each serving. Not much is known about the health benefits of wild rice, but it is a good source of iron and calcium which promote healthy bones. Wild rice and brown rice both contain a surprising amount of folate, an essential vitamin for cell growth that is particularly important to pregnant women and infants. Brown rice contains a wealth of B vitamins, including thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, B6 and B12, all of which support cell metabolism. Wild Rice & Brown Rice Mix will enhance the flavor of any meal, from the simple to the gourmet. Adding a drizzle of olive oil and a dash of salt and pepper will turn this simple rice blend into a beautiful side dish or delicious bed for your favorite proteins and vegetables. It can be added to soups, salads and sides and used in place of white or brown rice in your favorite recipes.